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Drum Roll Please…

Okay, I know the picture sucks!  This is the ONLY picture I have of me from head to toe in the dress.   You can also view the dress from THIS previous blog… but the outfit looks different from the other one because my hair, accessories, and shoes are different.  Ladies, you know how this goes.  Apparently on of my classmates informed me I was rocking the Standford colors (where he went attended university).  LOL!  Go Standford!

You will notice two things in this picture… the reunion looks small.  Believe me… we had 300 people in our graduating class.  Here are just some of the poeople.  Since we are all classy and stuff we had three different reunions for our class between November and December.  I attended the first reunion in November.

You will also notice NICOLE in the picture in front of me.  She is the person money is being raise for.  In case you missed yesterdays blog please click HERE!  Nicole found out 2 weeks ago that she has Glioblastoma Multiforme, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.  As you can imagine at 28 you’re not financially preparing for the fight of your life, and expenses are adding up.  If you want to help Nicole out financially please click THIS LINK to learn how.  Trust me, she’s an INCREDIBLE woman.

Sorry for the anti-climatic post today.  It’s end of month at work and I don’t have a lot time to for the blog for the next three days.  But I did want to leave you with a laugh.  Sea of Shoes posted this on Facebook last night.

HAVE A GREAT DAY!

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She Needs Your Help

Good Morning!

Hey you guys! Happy Monday. I really need your help. Actually, I know someone who is in need of help. Rather than post my Monday Links I wanted you guys to help donate to a cause. A friends from high school needs your help. Her name is Nicole.

This is why…

On January 15, 2012, Nicole was taken to the ER after suffering from sudden and severe migraines for two weeks. Initial scans found a golfball-sized abscess in the right frontal lobe of her brain. Nicole was immediately rushed into brain surgery where the abscess was removed; however, a tumor was discovered underneath. Nicole has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.

Nicole is now beginning a grueling treatment plan and faces the fight of her life. While she certainly needs all of the emotional support that you can give, she also needs another kind of support. Deductibles, uncovered procedures, and travel expenses are already adding up. Please consider using the Donate button to send Nicole a gift of money. All donations (after a small Paypal processing fee) will be sent directly to Nicole and her family for use as needed.

If you know Nicole, then you know that she is an incredibly kind and generous person. Please take this opportunity to help her in her time of need. Thank you

I know we are all in a personal pinch… but it’s times like this that total strangers should come together for a cause. Nicole is a good person inside and out and it pains me to see that she has developed a severe cancer AND tumor like this. Typically only 2% of the populations of WHITE MALES OVER 50 get this disease. She is only 28.

Please… if you only donate $1, $5, or $10 it would still mean a lot to her and her family.

If you would like to donate please go to NicoleReynes.com or click the picture above.

Thank you guys in advance!

Korin

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I’m Always Late!…

I have to make this one quick!  I’m off to brunch before war!  I love this scarf!  Also, do you like my stencil grafitti art I create and sprayed painted in my shirt?  I LOVE grafitti art!

See y’all after I win my battle!

|top: Charlotte Russe with my grafitti art| Jeans: Forever 21| Boots: Baker’ Shoes| Jacket: Papaya| Scarf: Gift from Tam Tam| Earrings: Forever 21|

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Happy Saturday Y’all!

This is what I wore last night. I would have taken pictures while we were out last night, but I left all my SD cards at home. Whatever. It gave me the time to just “be in the moment” with my girl. It was actually quit fun. I just LOVE my camera so much! Anyone who’s into photography as much as I am gets where I’m from. It has come to the point where the people I chill with don’t bring THEIR camera’s anymore… cuz they know I will have mine… taking pictures of EVERYTHING.

*LOL*

Okay, so the point of the post is my outfit. The homie and I chilled on McKinney Avenue last night. We started at Sfuzzi’s and then when to MAT (McKinney Avenue Tavern). We were trying to make it Four Lounge… but by the time we actually found it, there was NO parking… and we were just not in the mood at that point.

Has that ever happened to you?

You guys have seen this shirt HERE before. It’s one of my favorite shirts ever! I love the pleated design and the wood buttons. You can count on seeing this shirt again in the future.

Also, before you ask… I MADE that earlace (earring necklace) click HERE to learn how!

|Blazer: BCBG|Top: Strut| Jeans: Charlotte Russe| Belt: Strut|Boots: Baker’s Shoes| Earlace: DIY| Bracelet: Flea Market| Scarf: Gifted from Tam Tam|

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Hands down, I think Marchesa creates THE best dresses. The designs are strong, glamorous, classy, and transcends both time and age. When I grow up I want to be married in a Marchesa dress… that’s if I don’t design my own dress.

I have to admit that I love all the dresses, but I love the white dresses the most.

Click HERE to see all the dresses. 

Which one do you like?

One a completely different note, I will be playing paintball this weekend!!!!!

Be. Jealous.

I have NEVER played paintball a day in my life! A group of use are meeting for brunch on Sunday and then heading out to the paintball grounds to get our merc on!

I know… I’m so gangsta.

I CAN’T wait for this to happen. Of course… I will be posting pictures on Monday… or even late Sunday if you guys are good over the weekend. 😉

Have a safe and Happy Friday!

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High Geek Meets High Street…

Yea, I know I’m getting super creative with these titles!  Okay, I just want you guys all to know that I have an inner geek.  Actually, I’m really am a geek/nerd… I just happen to know who to dress.

I saw this crop top sweater in Forever 21 and I just about died.  For about 20 minutes  I was going back and forth between this sweater and or the Chococat white crop top (see below).  As you can tell I went with this one.  Back in the olden days if I couldn’t decide I would just buy both… but I’m changing my frivolous spending ways.

I remember I was a little girl (like under 5) watching the Incredible Hulk back in the late 80’s.  It was the live action version.  I mean, I would just stay still for the whole time that show was on… I don’t even think I blinked.  However I tried to watch that same show about five years ago and just could not do it.  I guess I also gathered taste in TV since I was that young…

Nonetheless, I still like the Hulk, Ironman, and Spiderman.  I’m not sure who the first guy is… I guess I’m not THAT geeky after all.

|Sweater: Forever 21| Jeans:  Forever 21| Top: Forever 21| Belt: Old Navy|Shoes: Steve by Steve Madden c/o Nordstrom Rack| Earrings: Charolette Russe|

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Additional 60% off, WHAT?!

So the other day I received a notification by from French Connection stating they are having an ADDITIONAL 60% off sale on their clearance items… of course I went *CLICK*

I haven’t searched the entire website yet, but the dresses featured above are my top picks from the sale times.

My favorite dresses are 5, 10, and 11.

I have segregated the dresses by price below… Let me know if you checked out the sale times!

Under $50

1 |9|12

Under $75

2 |6|7|10

Under $100

3 |4|5

Under $125

8 | 11

Which dress is your favorite?

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